Psychosis is an abnormal condeetion o the mynd that involves a loss o contact wi reality.

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Van Gogh's The Starry Night, frae 1889, shaws cheenges in licht an colour as can appear wi psychosis.[1]
SymptomsHallucinations, delusions, thought disorder, disorganised behaviour, catatonia
ComplicationsCognitive impairment, social isolation, suicide
Risk factorsFaimily history, haein a mental disorder or medical condition, uise o psychoactive drogs, traumatic events, lack o sleep


  1. Kelly, Evelyn B. (2001). Coping with schizophrenia (1st ed.). New York: Rosen Pub. p. 25. ISBN 9780823928538.